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Oct 11, 2011 10:00am PDT
it will consider that bill. white house correspondent dan lothian is traveling with the president and joins us live from pittsburgh. hi, there, dan. is the president preparing for the possibility that his jobs bill may not pass today's test in the senate? >> reporter: it it does appear that he is. in fact, he's meeting with his jobs council and a short minute ago he was asked about this and the president responded, saying, he doesn't know how congress will respond to the overall jobs bill but the expectation is that if in fact they don't pass it, as one entire piece, that it would be broken into parts. they would certainly push for the infrastructure component of that and then pressure would be applied later to get all of those other pieces done. but what the white house really wants is for this whole package to be taken up in one piece because they believe that's the only way to really get the economy going to create the kinds of jobs that the president would like to see. >> and when you look at this package, dan, we're talking $447 billion. one of sticking points is obviously taxing the rich. the
Oct 11, 2011 5:30pm PDT
to the iranian government. the u.s. says it stopped a huge international conspiracy. but does the story all add up? >>> risky business. more surprising news about prostaoste ccer. this time it's another popular vitamin supplement that may be doing more harm than good. >>> and the interrogation of michael jackson's doctor. today jurors heard conrad murray's emotional description of what he told jackson's children on the day he died. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. he remains one of the biggest names in republican politics. we just watched new jersey governor chris christie carry out a personal yet public deliberation over running for president himself. he said no. but today he made a rare and early endorsement for mitt romney for the gop nomination. some republicans, as you know, have shown buyers remorse at the thought of a romney nomination. there's still a big gop market out there for a more conservative candidate. and the ranks are still shifting tonight, but as you're about to see in our exclusive interview with christie and romney
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Oct 16, 2011 9:00am PDT
that did so much for this country, let us draw strength from those earlier struggles. first and foremost, let us remember that change has never been quick. change has never been simple or with without controversy. change depends on persistenceç. change requires determination. it took a full decade before the moral guidance of brown vs. board of education was translated ininto enforcement measures of the civil rights act and the voting rights act. those 10 long years did not lead dr. king to give up. he kept pushing, speaking, marching, until change finally came. [ applause ] >> the president: and then when even after the civil rights act and the voting rights act passed, african-americans still found themselves trapped in pockets ofç poverty across the country. dr. king didn't say those laws were a failure. he didn't say this is too hard. he didn't say let's settle for what we got and go home. instead, he said, let's take those victories and broaden our mission to achieve not just civil and political equality, but also economic justice. let's fight for a living wage and better school
Oct 11, 2011 11:00pm PDT
in connection with the plot. one of them a u.s. citizen. let's go "out front". >>> senior administration official tells me this was international murder for hire. here's what we have been told. two men charged in an alleged plot to assassinate the saudi arabiian ambassador to the united states. both are iranian. one is also a naturalized u.s. citizen, who's in custody and identified as 56-year-old manssor arbabsiar. manssor arbabsiar appeared in a federal courthouse in downtown manhattan this afternoon. he did not enter a plea. according to the complaint that we read, manssor arbabsiar planned for someone to kill the saudi arabian ambassador at one of his favorite restaurants in washington, d.c. he told an informant that mass casualties didn't matter saying "if the hundred go with him, exbest metive them." . the plot is a work of intrigue. manssor arbabsiar met with a dea member posing as a member of one of mexico's biggest violent drug cartels. it got them to agree to assassinate the ambassador for $1.5 million. he planned to pursue an attack on the israeli embassy in washington. with h
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Oct 11, 2011 3:00pm PDT
and bomb embassies on the u.s. soil. iranian agents and coordinating with mexican drug cartels. secret payments from overseas bank and federal sting that breaks it all up. it sounds like a movie script. tonight, the justice depart is accusing the iranian agents of carrying out a scheme to kill saudi ambassador to the u.s. on american soil. the u.s. government is promising there will be consequences. we begin our coverage with national security correspondent jennifer griffin. >> reporter: the alleged plot targeted the ambassador from the united states to saudi arabia. adel al-jubeir. >> it reads like pages of a hollywood vent but the impact would have been real and many lives would have been lost. >> reporter: according to the 21-page complaint filed by the f.b.i. in new york, u.s. citizen from corpus christi texas contacted by his cousin, member of iran revolutionary guard corps to plan the assassination. >> manssor arbabsiar, a naturalized united states citizen holding an iranian passport was arrested last month in new york is accused of working with members of an arm of the iranian r
Oct 11, 2011 11:00pm EDT
iranian men are suspected in connection with the plot. one of them a u.s. citizen. let's go "out front". >>> senior administration official tells me this was international murder for hire. here's what we have been told. two men charged in an alleged plot to assassinate the saudi arabiian ambassador to the united states. both are iranian. one is also a naturalized u.s. citizen, who's in custody and identified as 56-year-old manssor arbabsiar. manssor arbabsiar appeared in a federal courthouse in downtown manhattan this afternoon. he did not enter a plea. according to the complaint that we read, manssor arbabsiar planned for someone to kill the saudi arabian ambassador at one of his favorite restaurants in washington, d.c. he told an informant that mass casualties didn't matter saying "if the hundred go with him, exbest metive them." . the plot is a work of intrigue. manssor arbabsiar met with a dea member posing as a member of one of mexico's biggest violent drug cartels. it got them to agree to assassinate the ambassador for $1.5 million. he planned to pursue an attack on the israeli e
Oct 4, 2011 7:00am EDT
project on u.s. prohibition. later, stephen tankel of american university joins us to discuss pakistan and global terrorism. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2011] host: house and senate members are back in washington this week with a vote to keep the government running for six weeks scheduled in the house today. yesterday the senate moves forward on a bill to punish china for keeping the value of the currency lower. and on capitol hill, federal reserve chairman ben bernanke will appear before the joint economic committee at 10:00 a.m. to discuss operation twist, the next efforts to boost the economy. live coverage on c-span 3 this morning. president obama will travel to texas to stump for his jobs bill, pledging monday to personally lobby congressional leaders to pass legislation. we will begin with campaign 2012 this morning and get your perspective on a presidential bid from new jersey gov. chris christie. he has not said if he is in or out but we want to hear from all of you this morning. we also have a fourt
Oct 4, 2011 11:00am EDT
in london and then on the way back to the u.s. the italian court appeals threw out the conviction. the dna evidence used to convict knox was discredited. >> reporter: inside the prison van speeding her to court, amanda knox had no way of knowing which way the verdict would go. all she could focus on is, this is it. all or nothing. freedom or a life behind bars. the strain of not knowing, clearly etched on her face. the judge, in a somber tone, seemed to take forever. >> translator: guilty of slander, announced the judge. a sentence of three years, erased by time served. athen the verdict on the charge of murder. the judge declared she was free. knox collapsed. family and friends cried openly and embraced. escorted from the courtroom for the last time found not guilty. standard applause and cheers from the crowds gathered outside the courtroom. >> she suffered for three years for a crime that she did not commit. >> reporter: hundreds of italians shouting "shame, shame." after the verdict was red, a very volatile crowd, very angry, some about the verdict and also tension. and amanda, amanda,
Oct 11, 2011 1:00pm PDT
here in the region, we've seen a deterioration in the relationship between the u.s. and saudi arabia, a chilling effect going on, because the saudis saw the u.s. as supporting the revolutionary movement in egypt and they don't like revolutionary movements going on in this region. >> we will wait and see. thank you very much. >>> thank you very much. we will continue -- wolf blitzer will continue this coverage, very serious story with clearly international implications, "the situation room with wolf blitzer" starts right now. >> brooke, thanks very much. >>> happening now, breaking news. an alleged iranian plot to assassinate the saudi ambassador to the united states. two men now charged. one is due in court this hour. >>> we're also following reaction this hour from tehran to riyadh to the white house and beyond. our correspondents around the world are standing by. and the united states is vowing to hold inner accountable, but how? we're working all angles of this major breaking news story right now. i'm wolf blitzer, you're in "the situation room." we're also awaiting a state
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Oct 4, 2011 3:00pm PDT
reserve chairman ben bernanke has tough things to say about the future of the u.s. economy, while concerns grow about this country's largest overseas lender. the nation's top law enforcement official has become key part of the operation fast and furious. familiar figure gives familiar answer to now familiar question about running for president. but we begin with the economy, forces affecting it, foreign and domestic. china is warning u.s. over trade war over pressure about the currency. the head of the federal reserve is warning congress about the direction of the country. chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel has the story. >> reporter: on capitol hill, fed chairman ben bernanke brought a grim assessment of the u.s. economy. >> the recovery is close to faltering and we need to make sure that the coverry continues and doesn't drop back. >> the dow jones was bear market territory much of the day, down 20% since early matt. [ chanting ] bernanke also expressed corn accepts about the debt cry -- concerns about the debt crisis in europe calling it significant source of stress in globa
Sep 30, 2011 9:00pm EDT follow my tweets tthd@lawrence. >>> thanks to you at home for joining us this week. one story list week almost made it into the best new thing in the world today but got cut at the last minute because something better came along. a story about an arkansas high school marching band turning up at the house of one of their player's grandmothers because grandmother was too ill to go to the game. i still love that story. go, rogers heritage high school. what roger heritage high school of arkansas pushed out of the best new thing in the world segment that day, what got cut from the marching band segment, is what mediaite highlighted as when horrible people unite. when the president of iran spoke at the united nations last week the main news he made, of course, is that everybody walked out on him again like they pretty much always do now whenever he speaks in public. quoting from "the guardian" newspaper reporting on the walkout, u.s. diplomats were first to leave when ahmadinejad referred to the mysterious september 11th incident as a pretext to attack afghanistan and iraq. the mysterious sep
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Oct 5, 2011 1:00am PDT
doing what she loves. >> the president used a single mom to claim the jobs build would prevent quarter million more teachers would be laid off. eager to change narrative after george stephanopoulos asked him if they're better off than they were now. >> they're not better off than four years ago. we have seen we can make the steady progress to stabilize economy. the unemployment rate is too high. >> the president said yesterday that people in this country are worse off than they were when he was elected. we feel the same way. >> the president argues the sputtering shows why there needs to be action. >> tell small business owners and worker ins the community why you would rather defend tax breaks for folks who don't need them. millionaires. rather than tax cut for middle class americans. if you won't do, that put it up for a vote. >> reporter: that's what mitch mcconnell decided to do, to show that democrats are reluctant to vote for it. >> i would offer the president's jobs bill, which we think would be more accurately described as stimulus, too. >> what a charade we have going on here.
Oct 14, 2011 11:00am PDT
phone big debut.ç >>> good morning, everyone. thank you so much for joining us. i'm jon kelley. >> and i'm marla tellez. we begin with a major bust in the south bay, involving drugs, stolen cars and guns. federal state and local law enforcement teamed together to arrest more than 100 people from al wra media, santa claire, santa cruz. the latest from gilroy. >> reporter: this is a big deal. more than 100 arrests all across the bay area and all of those arrested are being brought here to the gilroy police department. now, police right now are being tight lipped about their raid. we do know they've made nor than 100 arrests. it involves guns, drugs, stolen cars and other finds. s.w.a.t. teams from numerous police departments carried out the predawn sting. many of those were in neighborhoods with children and they shook up some of the witnesses. >> pretty scary that all these little kids, mothers walking with their babies around here. >> reporter: some s.w.a.t. team members tell me they didn't find out until last night that they would be involved in this drag net. this is such a big deal th
Oct 12, 2011 2:00am PDT
>>> this morning we're finding out what's next after u.s. officials bust open an alleged plot to assassinate the saudi ambassador to the united states. >>> an outrageous scene out of oklahoma. dozens of prisoners forced to give up after they're tear gassed during a rye on the. >>> and millions of iphone users will soon be able to cut the cord officially. we'll tell you what that means. good morning, everyone. it is wednesday, october 12th. this is your "a.m. wake-up call." i'm carol costello live from new york. the obama administration could spell out tough new action today against iran in response to an alleged iranian plot to murder saudi arabia's ambassador to the united states. two men have now been charged including an iranian-american. one of the men still at large. attorney general eric holder spells out the charges against them. >> the united states is committed to holding iran accountable for its actions. they're charged with conspiracy to murder a foreign official, conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction, and conspiracy to commit an act of international terror
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Oct 1, 2011 3:00pm PDT
's deadly attack on the u.s. embassy in kabul. molly henneberg is live now from washington. first up, what was this guy's role in the hakani network? >> hi. cannes was one of the -- kahn was one of the highest ranking members, according to nato, which also said this about him in a statement today. quote. in the past year, kahn established a militant camp in the tribal lands. coordinated the transfer of money for insurgent operations and facilitated the acquisition of supplies. kahn was said to be heavily armed at the time, but did not put up any resistance when he was captured. also swept up in this operation, kahn's deputy and boyfriend -- sorry, body guard. sorry about that. >> arthel: you got love in your heart. it's all good. >> i guess so. >> arthel: let's talk about that drone missile strike in yemen. the u.s. may have taken out a third big name al-qaeda operative. right? >> yes. u.s. officials aren't completely sure yet. but they believe al-qaeda's top bomb maker may have been killed, too. they've said that al-awlaki, the head of al-qaeda in the arabian peninsula, and kahn were kill
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Oct 11, 2011 12:00pm PDT
for shepard smith. >>trace: thank you, we start with the breaking news. u.s. officials say they have stopped a terror plot far getting a foreign leader right here in the united states. they say factions of the iranian government were behind a plan to assassinate this man, saudi arabia's ambassador to the united states. listen. >> the complaint alleges this was conceived and sponsored and was directed from iran and constitutes a flagrant violation of united states and international law including convention protecting diplomats from being harmed. >>trace: the feds say two people including a member of iran's special operations charged in new york federal court and for context, they have been compared to our seal team and some are asking if president mahmoud ahmadinejad directed the attack. officials now vowing to hold iran accountable. and now the news from the pentagon. jennifer, what do we know of thement? >>reporter: well, trace, we know that there is one man in custody. one of the two, that is charged, and he is from corpus christi, texas, 66 years old, born in iran but he is an american ci
Oct 12, 2011 3:00am PDT
. >> carter evans. weren't you going to tell us about a green job? just give us one suggestion. >> yes, a great job, best jobs for saving the world, public schoolteach schoolteacher. this is part of the series. theseries. median pay, $50,000 a year. >> not exactly a great job, but a job that may save the world anyway. carter evans, many thanks. >>> "american morning" continues right now. >>> a brazen terror plot foiled. i'm ali velshi. the u.s. accusing iran of conspiring with mexican drug lords to kill a saudi ambassador on american soil. a bold scheme raising tensions between the two countries and putting american travelers on high alert. >>> mitt romney rising. i'm christine romans. the republican candidate solidifying his front-runner position in the latest republican debate while. >>> and forcing to use tear gas to control rioting inmates. i'm carol costello on this "american morning." -- captions by vitac -- >>> good morning. it is wednesday, october 12th. welcome to "american morning," and it is a busy one. >> sure is. politics and this amazing terror
Oct 5, 2011 7:00pm EDT
takes away voters from us would be detrimental and anything that adds voters could be beneficial. i certainly would make every effort to have her on my team. >> thank you. that's all for us tonight. erin burnett is with us. "out front" starts now. sarah palin news, and christy turlington. >> that's right. we've got all of the ladies on the show tonight. sarah palin story. also on the front lines in pakistan, i'll gowin side a women's jail tonight. our guest, supermodel christy turlington shines a light on a disturbing statistic. >>> newark magazine calls us out, seriously. and the bottom line on sarah palin. breaking news, she is not running for president. let's go "out front." >> breaking news, sarah palin choosing not to run for the republican presidential nomination. she went on the mark levin radio show, made it clear she's not running and also released a letter to her supporters. she said, she can be more effective in a decisive role to help elect other true public servants to office. well, why now? scott conroy of role clear politics and co-author of "sarah from alaska"s has s
Oct 12, 2011 11:00am EDT
is in a big power struggle in the middle east with saudi arabia. >> by attacking both the u.s. and saudi arabia, but somebody with the cartel turned out to be working undercover for the united states. vice president joe biden responded on the "today" show this morning. he said it was, quote, no problem. >> i think there is a lot that goes on that we don't know about. >> i think we have done a good job. >> reporter: this man was arrested last month in new york. officials say he has been cooperating every since. >> it's further evidence that iran does not follow international rules of behavior, whether it's with respect to their nuclear program, international terrorism or the way they treat their own citizens, and this is just another piece of evidence of that. i think we should have a firm response, but also avoid overreacting. we don't want to get into a war with iran. >> reporter: he is being held with no bond. >>> the new leader of al qaeda released a new online video this morning railing against the united states. nbc news has yet to confirm the authenticity of the video. if it's real
Oct 11, 2011 3:00pm EDT
u.s. law enforcement agent from the drug enforcement administration and from that point on, this was a sting operation and everything that happened was monitored by law enforcement. two sets of wiring money to a bank account totalling $100,000 and discussing how they might do it and setting a bomb off in a restaurant in washington. all those things were done as the u.s. law enforcement watched interactions with the under cover source. what the two from iran were willing to do was astonishing because they were willing to blow up as many as it took to assassinate the ambassador. >> this is remarkable and what's the thinking behind deploying a mexican drug cartel ? >> simply this was apparently the idea. he said that or at least in discussion with the iranians in iran that they had the idea if you are looking for somebody who will commit crimes that were mercenaries that would do something like this violent for money and the place to go would be members of a drug cartel . one interesting point that is not immediately clear, this one arrests and two people indicted was here in
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Oct 1, 2011 1:00pm PDT
are significant but their methods may liver online and me points to anwar al-awlaki. >> he used to send e-mails and/or activities online for leaders. he has hundreds are thousands of readers. that is the next generation. what the united states and the allies should be doing on the one hand they are successful in commanders but find allies. find counter jihadists. they will be winning that online battle. >> molly: the bomb maker designed non-metallic explosives that, pass through screening methods and he was behind two plots. >> heather: very significant they got that guy. molly henneberg, thanks. >> kelly: let's take a look at the recent victories in the fight against terrorists. they killed osama bin laden during a raid in his hideout in pakistan this may. a month later, al-qaeda's most senior operative was killed at a check pointed in somalia. he planned 1998 u.s. question bombings in kenya and in june, a drone attack, the chief of military operations in pakistan and behind some of the deadliest attacks and a drone weig out the top operational planner, a libyan and he, of course, and th
Oct 4, 2011 11:00pm EDT
no in my part of the u.s. government. >> no one from the bureau of the national narcotics and law enforcement knew about fast and furious in your testimony today? >> i became aware of it at the same time. >> what about drug enforcement administration? >> congressmen, we are working with those committees that are investigating that matter at this time that would be the comment that i would meet. >> so your comment is that you were not going to comment on a direct question about whether or not you're agency knew about fast and furious? >> my comment would be that we are working with those subcommittees that are investigating fast and furious. >> this happens to be a member of congress interested and you are now under oath so you could answer the question for me. >> i find that to be of great interest, but your predecessor just spoke, mr. brown's field can go on record that he didn't know anything about it and you cannot. do you know anything of fast and furious? >> i knew when it became exposed to all of you and in terms of my office i can say that no one in my office knew. >> you p
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Oct 1, 2011 11:00am PDT
-american cleric anwar al-awlaki was killed in yemen. does the u.s. have al-qaeda on the ropes? >> we need you, your country needs you. [applaus [applause] >> welcome to the journal, editorial report. i am paul gigot. he says he won't run, but the clamor continues. and chris christie, what does he have that the g.o.p. field is missing. journal us editorial board member, jason riley, henninger and james freeman, james, this clamor about the appeal of christie or the lack of appeal of everybody else. >> it's mainly christie, rick perry has doesn't the job in the debates. looking at guys on the stage, the debates on the stage, they're not as good as the governor of new jersey has done, a powerful case for limited government. >> paul: christie has been in that battle and people have seen him and people have seen him taking on the issues. >> they'll emulated them. the republicans around the country talking about reforming government and limiting benefits programs in a direct way, a way, for example, he can talk about reforming teacher's unions and their pension systems without coming off at anti-e
Oct 4, 2011 7:00pm PDT
and joan walsh are here. great to have you with us tonight. thank you for watching. house and senate republicans are trying to sabotage president obama's jobs package any way you look at it. today john boehner and eric cantor shot down any hope, any hope whatsoever, of the house voting on the american jobs plan. >> the problem is the policies promoted by this administration that are sending a nal that we are not open for business in america. >> i think we made it clear when the president presented his plan that we were going to go through his plan, try to find those areas where we could find common ground. nobody gets everything they want. i don't get everything i want and i think the president understands the legislative process. >> the tan man and cantor spent the last nine months yelling where are the jobs now all they do is whine about the president's plan. today president obama hammered the republicans and named names during a speech in meese keet, texas. he went in to rick perry's backyard and nailed eric cantor for picking his jobs bill apart. >> the republican majority leader
Oct 3, 2011 3:00am PDT
and joins us live from perugia, italy. what else did knox have to say to the jurors this morning? >> you know, she got up and could barely speak,ally. choking back the tears. they asked, do you want to take a seat? she said, no. she said okay. and she made a tearful plea but maintained her composure each time underscoring i did not kill, i did not rape, i did not steal, i was not there, i was innocent and delivered the speech in fluid italian, really, much more emotional than i've ever seen her. she has been emotional. and ali she threw away the script. normally she would try and read. this time if she had notes she bearly referred to them and this was something that came straight from the heart. let's listen. >> translator: i am not what i say i am. perversity, violence. i respect life and people, and i haven't done the things that they are suggesting that i've done. i haven't. >> moderator:erred murdered, i haven't raped, i haven't stolen. i wasn't there. i wasn't present in that crime. >> she continually is saying that, look, i refuse to pay for my life for something i did not do, and
Oct 3, 2011 6:00am EDT
to use another bank's atm. >> i'm going there right now. well maybe not right now. >> all right. a little bit later. >> carter evans, thanks so much. >>> "american morning" continues right now. >> good morning, i'm ali velshi. right now amanda knox is waiting to see anxiously to see if her murder conviction will are overturned. earlier this morning she pleaded her case directly to the jury. now they are deliberating. we're expecting a verdict today. we go live to italy straight ahead. >>> i'm carol costello, it looks like chris christie had a change of heart. now reportedly reconsidering a run for president, but there's one thing his team needs to figure out first. on this "american morning." -- captions by vitac -- >>> good morning. it is monday, october 3rd. christina's off today. i'm here the whole morning and was going to listen to whatever you were going to say anyway. whatever you said about chris christie has my attention. one thing his team has to consider first. i'm very, very excited about that. renewed talk he's going to get into the race. >> i know. it's really l
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Sep 30, 2011 10:00pm PDT
anybody else has addressed. it talks about the use of modern management techniques to save up to $500 billion a year, fundamentally replacing the entire civil service process that goes back to the 1880s. in addition, there are specific proposals to replacing the environmental protection agency with a solutions agency. i don't know anybody else who talked about that. there is a proposal for an optional flat tax. and there is a proposal to create a 21st century food and drug administration that is, i think, again, pretty significantly different from other folks. you know, some pieces overlap. there is no question, a number of us believe that a zero capital gains tax. i think that herman cain and i talked about the chilean model of allowing young people to have personal social security accounts. michele bachmann introduced the bill to repeal dodd frank. there are some overlaps and some areas that are really uniquely newt gingrich's 21st century contract with america that i don't believe any other candidate has talked about yet. >> all right. one place said that to secure the border, you
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Oct 2, 2011 1:00pm PDT
in using drones. u.s. military drone strike in yemen killing three people in on friday including the al-qaeda leader in yemen, anwar al-awlaki. drone is a deadly and very precise weapon in america's powerful arsenal. we could see a whole lot more of it in the near future. steve is live in washington with more on that. hi, steve. >> reporter: president getting his share and criticism in the wake of that drone attack that claimed the life of an al-qaeda operative, anwar al-awlaki. he is the american born cleric linked to terror attacks in u.s. he was killed friday by a drone attack in yemen. dick cheney said today it was a good strike but also says the obama administration killing an american without due process, something they blasted the bush administration for doing. >> they said we had walked away from ideals, taking policy contrary to ideals and enhanced interrogation techniques. clearly moved in taken robust action. >> i think dick cheney has a thin skin for a guy in the partisan wars that he had and obama administration should be repeating it. >>> harmon supports the drone attack t
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Oct 11, 2011 4:00pm PDT
underpants. enjoy the trial. >> bret: thanks for inviting us into your home tonight. that's it for this "special report." fair, balanced and unafraid. >> shepard: an assassination and bombing plot on u.s. soil. now the feds say a foreign government is behind it and the trial of the accused airplane underwear bomber begins. prosecutors say he had planned to end up in heaven. instead, he wound up in detroit. tonight, opening statements and new evidence at the trial of the man accused of trying to blow up a jet with a bomb in his briefs. new evidence at the trial of michael jackson's accused killer. including how the suspect told the singer's kids their dad was dead. >> tried my best, i knew that -- >> tonight, developments at the michael jackson manslaughter trial. plus, collapse at school. when this 12-year-old's heart stopped beating, teachers had minutes to bring her back. >> she was pale, her lips started turning blue. >> one thing that's running through our heads the whole time is kylie needs us. >> they were there for her. >> without them, i probably wouldn't be he
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Oct 12, 2011 3:00pm PDT
in the terror plot on u.s. soil. congressional investigators subpoena the attorney general for documents in the fast and furious case. and what tuesday's republican presidential debate means for the race for the white house. live from our studio in washington, this is "special report." good evening. i'm bret baier. obama administration officials are working the phones, working on their allies to consolidate collective global outrage against iran for its alleged role in a plot to assassinate the saudi ambassador on u.s. soil. and tonight we are learning more details about the scheme and there are new concerns about other plots. here's national correspondent katherine herridge. >> the white house stopped short of calling it an act of war. >> we consider it what it was, which is an attempted terrorist act to assassinate the saudi ambassador here in the united states. i think it's important to call things what they are. >> asked how high up the plot went, the white house spokesman deflected and emphasized the alleged connection to the quds force, a covert unit of iran's revolutionary guard.
Oct 1, 2011 8:00am PDT
. our political reporter, shannon is in des moines for us today. is that going to be the plan? if new hampshire moves up, iowa has to move up. we're talking about december, mid-december, could we go as early as november sthp. >> possibly not november, but definitely potentially december. i have to tell you, t.j., iowa's republican party is not happy at all with what florida is intending to do by holding this january 31st primary. as you mentioned, iowa is always traditionally the first contest in the presidential nominating season that holds the caucuses. iowa is banding together with new hampshire, with nevada and with south carolina. those are the four states that normally go first, according to the rnc rules. they're banding together and saying, look, we're going to move up our dates together, just to show how upset we are with what florida is trying to do. thou, we don't know those states yet, but aus mentioned, new hampshire could go in december. iowa could follow suit sometime tl thereafter. let me read a statement from the iowa republican party. the ar gans shown by the florida
Oct 11, 2011 10:00pm EDT
their kids. late at night with a flash light under the chin on halloween. that does it for us tonight. now it's time for "the ed show." >>> good evening, americans. welcome to "the ed show" tonight from new york. the republican presidential candidates just finished going after each other in new hampshire. i loved it. newt gingrich wants to send barney frank to jail. herman cain's 999 plan was repeated about 99 times. rick perry looked dazed and confused. and mitt romney is still pretending to be middle class mitt. we got a lot to talk about. this is "the ed show." let's get to work. >> mitt's had six years to be working on a plan. i've been in this for about eight weeks. >> 999 will pass and is not the price for pizza. >> full analysis and fact checking of tonight's debate with jim moore, dr. james peterson, and joe watkins. tonight the senate voted to kill the jobs bill that economists say could save us from another recession. bernie sanders joins us with reaction. and the 99% movement is growing and republicans are beginning to change their tune. >> i for one am increasingly concerned about
Oct 6, 2011 6:00am EDT
is going to reinvent the phone. a truly magical and revolutionary product today. again, using this thing is remarkable. it's so much more intimate. thanks for coming today. >> remembering that i'll be dead soon is the most important tool i've ever encountered to help me make big choices in life. because almost everything, all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure, these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important, remembering that you are going to die is the best way i know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. you are already naked, there is no reason not to follow your heart. >> good morning, it's thursday, october 6th. we're live here from pensacola, florida, this morning. and with us onset back in new york along with willie geist, mike barnicle, pat buchanan, and the managing editor of "fortune" magazine, a magazine which named steve jobs the ceo of the last quarter century. and andy, i want to start with you because you spoke with steve jobs an awful lot on the phone. >> yep. >> you had more ac
Oct 1, 2011 7:00am PDT
for a murder suspect continues this weekend. armored vehicles, u.s. marshals and s.w.a.t. team members are part of the force looking for 35-year-old aran bachelor much he's accused of killing a fort bragg city councilman and another man. >> there's only one way to solve this right now, and that's to go into the woods in a very dangerous situation and find him and bring him out. >> his father told us off camera he tried to warn officials about his son's mental state two years ago. >>> this morning one girl is dead and two others injured after a stabbing at a los angeles high school. police say the girl was attacked by her ex-boyfriend yesterday. they say he grabbed her in a head lock, began punching her. she died following complications from surgery at a nearby hospital. a teacher and another male student who had stepped in to help were also stabbed. the ex-boyfriend has been booked on suspicion of murder. >>> health officials are hoping to get 200 kid vaccinated so they can get back in school. yesterday those kids were turned away from school because they don't have their whooping cough booster
Oct 2, 2011 9:00am EDT
how manany -- who is building the drones? apparently drones were used or reportedly were used in that assassination. is that producing jobs? are there drawn factories in ohio? >> lockheed martin building those drones -- and a lot of people employed. >> there is too much pain to feel the pleasure of getting these really bad guys and obama is not the type to spike the flaw in the and islso there has not been much gloating. he has not saw to really capitalize on that. >> let me show you a picture. with its owner ted leonsis and basketball friend barack obama -- ted leonsis's blog, he challenges the rhetoric out the gap between the very rich and everyone else. he says -- i votedfor the president, i maxed out on donations. what blows my mind when i am asked for money as a donation at the same time i am been blasted as the bad guy. his advice toto the president is rethink how to talk to businesses and selell to business leaders on the plan to make the country great. many of us want to be the part of the solution. we are not a problem. >> well, he is not all wrong in the s
Oct 10, 2011 12:00pm EDT
get -- we need to get to the point where we can build a manufacturing plant here. >> it it brings us jobs and economic expansion, which pays for schools, teachers for their work, allows our nation to be able to publish things, that is what i did as governor. and our economy was ok but not number-one. the business that came in and on top nor -- entrepreneurial activity was such that we were able to -- >> what you do about the financial community and how they are taxed? >> there is so is appropriate regulation. you have to find a balance. thank you. [general room noise] >> former gov. huntsman at wrapping up in new hampshire. the first day on the five day to wour of the state. is also inaughlbachmann new hampshire. also, rick santorum is campaigning in new hampshire. a reminder that this afternoon we will return live to new hampshire. former massachusetts governor, it romney, will hold a town hall meeting in new hampshire. judd gregg has said he will endorse romney for president today. he will be with the canada and his wife in appearances throughout the state. live coverage will get u
Oct 5, 2011 8:00am PDT
sentence for killing her roommate and appeals court overturned that murder conviction on monday. >>> u.s. ambassador susan rice is calling it an outrage, she walked out of the u.n. after china and russia blocked a measure targeting syria. she said that would rather sell weapons to the syrian regime than stand with the people who want freedom. you're seeing pictures there of a brutal crackdown of to protests. the u.n. resolution condemn the crackdown on those protesters and opened the door to sanctions. the u.n. said that 2600 syrians have been killed since march in those protests. >>> wildfire once again threatening people and property in bastrop county, texas, about 1,000 acres are burning today. fires forced 30 families to leave their homes, it was just last month, when a huge firestourm destroyed 1500 homes in that county. >>> a new york congresswoman said that it's time to look at limits on helicopter traffic over manhattan. now, you're looking at this scene a crash on tuesday killed an australian tourist who was celebrating her 40th birthday. three other passengers and the pilot sur
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